The H.O.P.E. Foundation

For a better tomorrow







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Our Mission

The HOPE Foundation for a Better Tomorrow endeavors to raise the quality of life for the underprivileged youth of America through its initiatives.

"We have an obligation to help raise the quality of life for others. We have a responsibility to help lift up the human condition. We have a duty to help improve the human experience."

-Frank DiCocco, Founder

Join us in equipping, inspiring and empowering young people to become successful and influential. The HOPE Foundation hopes to help lift up the quality of the world by lifting up the quality of those who live in it...

The HOPE Foundation in its simplest form


The HOPE Foundation emphasizes three main areas of impact, including:

1) Scholarships & Sponsorships for schools, camps, & academic opportunities

2) Youth character development programs (REAL Man Program)

3) Broad-based community engagement, investment, and improvement initiatives


Meet Our Team

Kathy DiCocco

Executive Director

Nicole DiCocco

Executive Director of Nationwide Expansion & Fundraising


Lou DiCocco

Executive Director



Director of Development


event information

The H.O.P.E. Foundation would like to thank Coach Lotti of West Hall High School in Oakwood, Georgia for using our REAL Man Program and making it possible for us to give another scholarship to a deserving young student. Also, on Wednesday, June 25, The H.O.P.E. Foundation ​presented its second Coach Frank D.B. DiCocco Memorial Scholarship at Avon Old Farms School. For more information on these (or other) scholarships, visit our Scholarships Page

Also keep in mind:

  • THSCA Convention, San Antonio, TX (July 20-23)
  • Cigar Tasting at Aria, Prospect, CT (Aug. 26)
  • Second Annual Wine Tasting at Avon Old Farms School, Avon, CT (Oct. 2)
  • New York City Fundraiser (Date TBA)

For more information on our events, visit our Events page.

Antrione Archer

Director of Marketing/Character Training


to purchase tickets, ads, and sponsorships for our 2nd annual ct wine tasting, click here.